No Drama Discipline: How to Respond When our Children are Uncooperative or Reactive
The ultimate child-raising challenge is discipline. Parents react to misbehaviour in various ways. Dr. Daniel J. Siegel and Dr. Tina Payne Bryson’s book called “No Drama Discipline” illustrates an approach that provides an effective and compassionate way for dealing with tantrums, tensions, and tears without causing a scene. The authors explain how to reach your child, redirect emotions, and turn a meltdown into an opportunity for growth. By using their “1,2,3 Discipline” strategy, the cycle of negative behaviour can be brought to a halt. See below for details on this strategy:Continue reading
Have you ever felt like you and your teen are speaking different languages, worried about your relationship with your children or felt alone in parenting? The Connect Parenting group provides a supportive environment for parents to learn about attachment and how it relates to their relationship with their children over a 9 or 10 week period. There are 9 attachment principals that are taught throughout the weekly group.Continue reading
We are thrilled to have received a generous donation from the Metropolis at Metrotown Community Investment Fund. This fund is generated by the Metropolis Express, a trackless train that runs through the corridors of Metropolis at Metrotown and provides rides by donation. Cameray has received a donation from this fund to support our ACTS Program, which assists grade 5-7 students with the transition to high school. We are very grateful to Metropolis at Metrotown for their generous support!
We live in a time when we must learn new skills to cope with a flood of information, new technologies, and the loss of community support for our families. The almost inevitable outcome is that most adults feel unable to spend enough time with their children – time which is critical to their children’s well-being.